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Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle

Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Literary Elements Analysis Actvities Bundle
Product Description
TEACH YOURSTUDENTS TO READ NOVELS LIKE COLLEGE STUDENTS. This toolbox of resources contains everything needed to instruct students in basics of literary narrative devices and organize/analyze literary elements within a novel. PPT lectures with student notes make it easy to provide direct instruction. Graphic Organizers provide scaffolding to aid students in identifying and organizing literary elements found within a text. Bloom's Taxonomy based prompts provide critical thinking activities and progressive assessments for teacher evaluation.

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Included in this bundle:
1. Introduction to the Plot Chart (26 slides 11 pages)
2. Active Reading and Annotation Guidelines (8 slides 5 pages)
3. Setting Mood and Tone (24 slides 6 pages 4 videos)
4. Characterization (15 slides 8 pages)
5. Narrative Conflicts (12 slides 5 pages)
6. Symbols and Motifs (12 slides 6 pages)
7. Theme (14 slides 4 pages 3 videos)
8. Literary Devices Poster Pack (28 High Quality JPEG Posters)
9. The Hero's Journey (27 slides 13 pages)
10. Character Chapter Organizers (3 pages)
11. Character Instagram Activity (1 page)
12. Cause and Effect Mapping (1 page)
13. Character Letter Activity (1 page)

Detailed descriptions of each item are listed below:

PLOT CHART PICTURE PASS EXERCISE
This exercise is a creative, interactive and fun way to introduce and teach the elements of the narrative plot chart. Students will work in groups to write progressive short narratives that follow the plot chart sequence. Teacher will use these narratives as a springboard to an understanding of the elements and sequence of the narrative plot chart.

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Included with this lesson:
1. PPT (26 slides)
2. Teacher's Guide
3. Student/Group Handouts and Images (11 pages)
4. Student Homework


CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1.B
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. What are the elements of a narrative?
2. What is the sequence and pacing of a narrative?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Work together in groups to construct brief narratives
2. Present their narratives to the class
3. Understand the elements of the plot chart
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Teacher Explains and Facilitates “Picture Pass Exercise” (PPT GUIDED)
 Student sit in groups of 6 in a circular pattern
 Teacher hands out packet of 6 different pictures to each group and each student takes a different picture
 Teacher explains to students that they are going to write a story by answering each question in 1ST PERSON on the backside of the paper of their picture
 After the 1ST question is answered, each student passes their picture one person to the right, read the story as it is written thus far and continue the story by answer question #2, continue the process through question #6
 After the writing portion of the exercise is complete, each group will share their stories within their group and choose one to share with the class.
 Each group will present their favorite story to the class as the teacher shows the picture on the PPT
 Teacher lectures on the elements of the narrative plot chart
 Review the 6 questions that prompted the picture pass exercise and use PPT to connect them to the plot chart
 Use the comic as an example of the plot chart sequence
 Teacher explains homework
 Students use a plot chart diagram to outline the elements of a narrative story

ACTIVE READING ANNOTATIONS GUIDELINES
Common Core Aligned. This package includes a a variety of resources to help students develop active reading skills and annotation techniques for literary analysis. PPT lecture explains the strategies for active reading and techniques for annotations. Student notes outline each step for annotating literature. Aligned graphic organizer is provided for students to consolidate their annotations by chapter. Printable bookmarks are provided for students to recall elements and system for annotating novels.


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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts (5 pages)
3. Annotations Notes
4. Graphic Organizers
5. Annotation Book Mark Cut Outs
6. PPT Lecture (8 slides)

This lesson plan/worksheet is part of a larger unit. It can be used as a stand alone, or if you choose to acquire the entire unit, integrated with the other lessons.
Lesson Plan:
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. How does one become an active reader?
2. What is the process of annotating literature?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Identify the elements of active reading
2. Develop a method for annotating literature
3. Effectively annotate a novel
4. Complete Annotations Graphic Organizer
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Teacher uses PPT lecture to introduce active reading and annotations
 Teacher introduces the structure and purpose of annotations graphic organizer
 Teacher introduces the annotations bookmarks
 Students annotate within text and/or use graphic organizer while reading novel
 Use annotations and organizers for evaluation of text for literature assessments.

SETTING MOOD AND TONE
Common Core Aligned. PPT lecture, graphic organizer, and writing prompts focused on analyzing the development of narrative setting, mood, and tone within literature. Students will use active reading strategies while reading each chapter of the novel and collect samples of connotative words, imagery, and figurative language that create the mood and tone of the setting. Students will then use this graphic organizer to write analysis paragraphs that are built upon the principles of Bloom's Taxonomy of Higher Order Thinking.

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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts (6 pages)
3. Videos to support instruction (4 videos)
4. Graphic Organizers
5. Analysis prompts
6. PPT lecture on denotation, connotation, mood, tone, imagery, figurative language (24 slides)

Lesson Plan:
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. What is the purpose of narrative setting?
2. What is the emotional impact of word choice?
3. How does an author use connotation to develop mood and tone?
4. How does an author use imagery and figurative language to develop mood and tone?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Identify and select words with positive/negative connotations
2. Analyze literature to identify imagery and figurative language
3. Organize evidence from literature to determine mood and tone of a text
4. Explain how language is used to develop strong mood and tone
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Use PPT lecture and student handouts to instruct on the literary tools to develop a setting and mood/tone.
 Use any of these videos to support the idea of the emotions of mood and tone

If Frozen was a horror movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9eD2UpdhbwA&list=PLBjIqRvyNjs8scZZ1ukAzlyH4mRveAYS-
Tone and Mood words
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDUhDV-72S0
Mood vs. Tone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIE1FvvwwLQ
Tone and Mood Movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0riOHkJN3P0

 Explain the format and purpose of chapter graphic organizers
 Have students work independently or in groups to find evidence to complete graphic organizers
 Explain the concept of each writing prompt
 Have students complete writing prompts

CHARACTERIZATION
Common Core Aligned. Bundle of organizers and activities focusing on developing active reading skills, specifically in analyzing characterization and the development of a character within literature. Students will use active reading strategies while reading each chapter of the novel to fill in examples of characterization within the text. After completing the graphic organizers, students will write analysis paragraphs, based off Bloom's Taxonomy of Higher Order Thinking, that evaluate the changes within dynamic characters within the text.

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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts (8 pages)
3. Characterization Notes
4. Graphic Organizers (3 separate)
5. Analysis prompts
6. PPT Lecture (15 slides)

Lesson Plan:
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. How do characters develop over the course of a text?
2. How does an author use characterization to develop theme?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Analyze the development of main characters over the course of a text
2. Write analytical paragraphs that compare and contrast the development of a character across a text
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Introduce the different types of narrative characters PPT
 Introduce the concept of Indirect vs Direct Characterization PPT
 Have students use chapter graphic organizers throughout reading of the text
 At the conclusion of the novel have students use the Dynamic Character organizer to analyze the changes in the characters
 Have students write analysis paragraphs to evaluate changes in characters personalities

NARRATIVE CONFLICTS
These handouts are a great resource and activity/homework to teach students to analyze an author's use literary conflicts within a narrative. Teacher uses PPT lecture and notes to instruct students on the purpose and types of internal and external conflict. Students will use organizers to track the development of conflict within the narrative. Students then write analysis paragraphs (Reflecting Bloom's Taxonomy) explaining how the conflicts are developed within the narrative and their connection to the student experience.

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Included with the packet:

PPT Lecture: (12 slides)

NOTES: Discussing Internal and External Narrative Conflicts.

GRAPHIC ORGANIZER: Guiding students to record the different types of conflict within the narrative.

WRITING PROMPTS: 4 prompts using Bloom's Taxonomy as a basis for analysis and evaluation.

This graphic organizer provides an effective method and template for analyzing an author’s development of theme within a narrative.

These Graphic Organizers are designed to incorporate Blooms Taxonomy of Higher Order Thinking. To use them effectively the teacher should consider incorporating them into their curriculum in the following manner.

1. Direct Instruction: Use the PPT and note sheet to teach the students the fundamentals of external and internal narrative conflict.

Incorporate Blooms Taxonomy:
2. Knowledge and Comprehension: Have students use the Narrative Conflict Organizer to identify and describe the primary external and internal conflicts within each chapter of the novel. Another option is to due this at the beginning of the novel, in the middle, and at the end; evaluating the progression of the primary external and internal conflicts.
3. Analysis/Synthesis/Evaluation: Use the paragraph prompts as a resource for students to dive deep into their understanding of the conflicts in the narrative. Have students complete then alone or in groups and then use their responses for the basis of socratic discussion.

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SYMBOLS AND MOTIFS
Common Core Aligned. This collection of resources is designed to help facilitate student understanding of the development of symbols and motifs within a text. PPT slides and lecture instruct a students with the knowledge of motifs vs. symbols in literature. Students then use the graphic organizer to track the development of motifs and symbols within the novel. Bloom's Taxonomy prompts provide a platform for students to interact with and evaluate the symbols and motifs relative to the plot and theme of the novel.

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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts (6 pages)
3. Symbol Motif Student Notes
4. Graphic Organizers
5. 3 Analysis prompts
6. PPT Lecture (12 slides)


Lesson Plan:
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.5
ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. How does one become an active reader?
2. What is the role of motifs and symbols in developing theme?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Understand the difference between motif and symbol
2. Chart the development of a symbol/motif within a novel
3. Complete Symbol/Motif Graphic Organizer
4. Analyze the use of symbols/motifs to develop a theme
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Teacher uses PPT lecture to introduce motifs and symbols in literature
 Teacher introduces the structure and purpose of symbols/motif graphic organizer
 Use symbol/motif and organizers for evaluation of text for literature assessments.

THEME
Common Core Aligned. This collection of resources is designed to help facilitate student understanding of the development of theme within a text. PPT slides and lecture instruct a student with the knowledge of theme vs. thematic subject. Supplementary videos touch multiple learning modalities to create deeper understanding of theme in literature. The "F.I.N.D." method for theme analysis, combined with a graphic organizer/flowchart, provide a step by step process to evaluate literary elements as the tools of developing theme in literature. Bloom's Taxonomy prompts provide a platform for students to interact with and evaluate the theme relative to student experience and real world circumstances.

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This Lesson Plan Includes:
1. Teacher Instructions
2. Student Handouts (4 pages)
3. Theme Notes
4. Graphic Organizers
5. 4 Analysis prompts
6. PPT Lecture (14 slides)
7. 3 Supplementary Videos

Lesson Plan:
CCSS: CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.3 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.1 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.2 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.2

ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS:
1. How do literary elements synthesize to imply a thematic message in literature?
2. How are themes found in literature relevant to the reader’s life?
ACADEMIC OBJECTIVES (All Students Will Be Able To):
1. Analyze the development of literary elements over the course of a text.
2. Make inferences to identify the thematic message within a text.
3. Evaluate that thematic message in light of the present day and circumstances.
DIRECT INSTRUCTION AND CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
 Introduce thematic subject and theme using PPT
 Introduce the F.I.N.D method for inferring theme PPT
 Use videos throughout lecture to enhance instruction
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IvWeds_F4tw
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4qME64SkxM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3_Bb9wGObY
 Have students use chapter graphic organizers throughout reading of the text
 At the conclusion of the novel have students use the thematic graphic organizer to make inferences about theme.
 Have students write analysis paragraphs to evaluate the theme.

The Hero's Journey

This resource provides activities and worksheets to facilitate students' understanding and application of Joseph Campbell's theory of The Hero's Journey. PPT lectures and Student Notes guide students in analyzing any novel and how the plot resembles Campbell's Hero's Journey.
Total Pages
150+ slides 80+ pages 29 posters
Answer Key
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